Microsoft has launched its newest and updated release of Microsoft’s Visual Studio version Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate for general public worldwide, now Microsoft and Windows users can download and install the latest Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate version on their computers directly from Microsoft servers. Microsoft has released this new version of Visual Studio after the successful launched of Windows 8 Release Preview last week, which is also available for download for general public. Previously named Microsoft Visual Studio 11 has got the new official name for the product called Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Professional but this new release is release candidate build and soon users will also get the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 final build at the end of this year.
Features of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate (RC):
Microsoft has made several changes in software development tool of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 as compared to the Visual Studio’s beta version that was released in late February. The new and improved Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 have got several new features including support for making apps for the Metro UI in Windows 8, added more colors to the rather drab look of the Visual Studio UI, more color for the Release Candidate version by colorizing the tool’s Status bar, lightening the grays in the light theme and window chrome, and by putting in broader and bolder use of accent colors in tool window headers and tab treatments etc. etc. Microsoft is also planning to soon introduce the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Free Version under the express branding for Windows and Windows 8 Developers both.
System Requirements for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate (RC):
The following are estimated System Requirements for the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012. If your computer has less than the “minimum” requirements, you will not be able to install this product correctly. Actual requirements will vary based on your system configuration and the applications and features you install.
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 7 (x86 and x64)
Windows 8 Release Preview (x86 and x64)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)
Windows Server 2012 RC (x64)
1.6 GHz or faster processor
1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine)
10 GB of available hard disk space
5400 RPM hard drive
DirectX 9-capable video card running at 1024 x 768 or higher display resolution
Direct Download Link of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 RC:
The following is the direct Download Link of Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate (RC) version.
Download Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate (RC) – Click Here
Download Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate (RC) for MSDN Subscribers – Click Here